Friday, September 18, 2009

Leakage of Gas at Syngenta pesticide plant at Corlim, Goa

On September 16 2009 at 5.00 pm there as dangerous leakage of gas at swiss multinational pesticides plant Syngenta. Watering of eye, throat suffocation was experience by the people living in Dhulapi village that lies within 0.5 kms of the Syngenta Plant. Group of people then called upon Chairman of Goa Pollution Control Board Simon D'Souza and briefed him up about dangerous situation prevailing at Syngenta Plant posing grave threat to the local residents living around all the sides of Syngenta plant.

1 comment:

Dr. S. Banerji said...

I feel that there could be a misunderstanding in this matter. The fumes could be from another source. Syngenta is a highly ethical company, and treats its effluents with diligence. I suggest that you should ascertain the facts from the factory management. They would be able to provide you with detailed information on what should be done in the event of an adverse incident. Please note that first aid and treatment measures are specific to each toxic substance. Communities who live in the environs of a pesticide factory should keep the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) of each substance made and stored there.